Large Item Pick-Up

Call our office at 563.589.4250 to schedule a large item collection. Collections are done on your regular solid waste collection day for a base fee of $10.00. If you would like a collection on an off-route day, there will be an additional charge of $10.

The minimum fee of $10 allows you to set out large items or miscellaneous trash equal in volume to approximately 10-12 35 gallon bags or cans. Additional volume is charged in $12.50 increments. Appliance disposal costs $10 each.

Appliances Include
  • Microwaves
  • Stoves
  • Refrigerators
  • Freezers
  • Water heaters
  • Trash compactors
  • Washers  (including wringers)
  • Dryers
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Ovens
  • Dishwashers
  • Air conditioners
  • Garbage disposals
  • Water softeners
  • Furnaces
  • Mangles
  • Chillers
  • Miscellaneous refrigeration and electrical equipment with specialized switches

Other Fees and Conditions
Automobile tires cost $4 off-rim and $6 on-rim. Pickup truck and SUV tires cost $5 each and small work truck tires cost $6 each for City collection. Fees are charged to the customer's utility billing account. In situations where the landlord pays the utilities, tenants must pre-pay at the Utility Billing counter at City Hall at 50 W. 13th St.

All items must be set out to the curb or alley line by 6:00 a.m. on the day of collection, but not more than 24 hours prior to collection.
 Items that will not be Collected - *****TV's, computers and electronics are no longer collected by city crews.
Prohibited items include:
  • Yard waste
  • Stockpiled daily garbage
  • Rocks
  • Bricks
  • Concrete
  • Building and construction materials
  • Lumber
  • Ceiling tiles
  • Shingles
  • Fencing
  • Motor oil
  • Liquids
  • Explosives
  • Propane cylinders
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Batteries
  • Asbestos
  • Paint
  • Chemicals
  • Electronics (TV's, computer monitors, copiers, printers, stereo equipment, cordless phones, etc.)